Weather in Taiwan

Weather in Taiwan is at the mercy of the tropical monsoon climate that also effects the southern portion of China's mainland.

Expats moving to the island can leave leggings and the winter warmers behind as summers are hot and humid, while winters are relatively mild.

The northern part of the country can potentially experience slightly cooler temperatures off-season, but lows rarely dip below 54°F (12°C), with the average annual temperature sitting at a comfortable 72°F (22°C).

Rainfall is by far the defining characteristic of weather in Taiwan. Typhoon season settles in from late summer to the middle of autumn (June to October) and between three and four of these monstrous storms tend to wreak havoc on the tiny island each year. Devastating winds and heavy rainfall often cause damage and flooding. Taiwan also experiences the occasional earthquake, but these tend to come in the form of mere tremors rather than earth-shattering separation.

Expat Health Insurance Partners

Aetna International

Aetna is an award-winning insurance business that provides health benefits to more than 650,000 members worldwide. Their high quality health insurance plans are tailored to meet the individual needs of expats living and working abroad.

Get a quote from Aetna International

Cigna_logo_300.png

Cigna Global

With 86 million customer relationships in over 200 countries, Cigna Global has unrivalled experience in dealing with varied and unique medical situations and delivering high standards of service wherever you live in the world.

Get a quote from Cigna Global